November 01, 2012

Inside the Commission

COLA Moving Sale!

Take advantage of our office relocation with the special pricing below.

Softcover Book: Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity: A Handbook for Lawyers

This handbook offers elder law attorneys, trusts and estates lawyers, family lawyers, and general practitioners a conceptual framework and a practical system for addressing problems of client capacity, in some cases with help from a clinician. The publication represents a unique collaboration of lawyers and psychologists. It offers ideas for effective practices and makes suggestions for attorneys who wish to balance the competing goals of autonomy and protection as they confront the difficult challenges of working with older adults with diminished capacity.

Page length: 72
Publication date: 2005
Regular individual price: $25
Sale: Individual copy: $10, 25-copy quantity: $50, 66-copy quantity (case): $89

Pamphlet: Consumer’s Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning

Good advance planning for health care decisions is a continuing conversation. To help in this process, this tool kit contains a variety of self-help worksheets, suggestions, and resources. The tool kit does not create a formal advance directive; instead, it helps the consumer to do the much harder job of discovering, clarifying, and communicating what is important to them in the face of serious illness.

Page length: 28
Publication date: 2005
Regular individual price: $5
Sale: 100-copy quantity: $25, 250-copy quantity: $50

Pamphlet: Health and Financial Decisions: Legal Tools for Preserving Personal Autonomy

Information on powers of attorney, trusts, health care advance directives, living wills and other planning tools. A wonderful waiting room resource, this pamphlet outlines the options available with easy-to-understand bullet points broken down into these categories: "What is it?," "What is it good for?," "Creating," and "Things to think about." The pamphlet also includes a brief planning checklist.

Page length: 10
Publication date: 2005
Regular individual price: $2
Sale:  100-copy quantity: $25, 250-copy quantity: $50

To place an order, please contact us at (202) 662-8690 or at aging@americanbar.org.

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